उमा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

उमा ‎(umāf ‎(Urdu spelling اما)

  1. flax
  2. linseed
  3. light
  4. splendor
  5. fame
  6. reputation
  7. night
  8. tranquility

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

उमा ‎(umāf

  1. flax (Linum Usitatissimum).
  2. turmeric (Curcuma longa).

Proper noun[edit]

उमा ‎(umām

  1. N. of the daughter of हिमवत् (wife of the god शिव ; also called पार्वती and दुर्गा ; the name is said to be derived from उ मा, ‘O [child], do not [practise austerities]’ the exclamation addressed to पार्वती by her mother).
  2. A female given name

Descendants[edit]